Glover's Corner

The BPDA board on Thursday approved changes to the four-acre Dot Block project to add more apartments - with less parking - at a meeting at which BPDA officials acknowledged that protesting Dorchester residents have a point about displacement in the... Read more
Last month, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) invited public comment for the most recent design of the Dot Block proposal, which could begin construction as soon as this year. City Councillor Frank Baker is one of the key members of the... Read more
The development team for Dot Block, a large mixed-use project heading for Glover’s Corner, filed a notice of project change this week. The revised project expands the amount of green space in return for an underground parking structure and a reduction in... Read more
The development team for Dot Block, a large mixed-use project heading for Glover’s Corner, filed a notice of project change this week. As presented to civic associations in late 2018, the new project expands the amount of green space in return for an... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that Seabrook, NH police have arrested a Hampton, NH 16-year-old wanted for calling in violent threats to dbar in in Glover's Corner and the Alley Bar downtown earlier this month. Boston Police had previously obtained... Read more
Walking into Holistic Ink, a tattoo and body piercing shop at 1261 Dorchester Ave., customers are likely to be greeted by a 3-year-old girl doodling behind the front desk. She’s the daughter of the resident piercer and occasional tattoo artist Jamie... Read more
Community activists brought a Glover’s Corner planning meeting to a dramatic halt on Wednesday night, interrupting the city-led transportation discussion to speak out about displacement and call for a moratorium until they were satisfied that the process... Read more
Glover’s Corner ‘visioning’ keys in on affordability How best to preserve neighborhood diversity and housing equity while also accommodating ongoing and much-needed growth consumed the conversation at a Glover’s Corner visioning session last week. The... Read more
Underused industrial parcels and generally underdeveloped swaths of land along a mile-long stretch of Dorchester Avenue are prime for new planning, residents and city officials agreed during a tour of the PLAN: Glover’s Corner sites last week. After... Read more
Some 165 people showed up at the IBEW union hall last Wednesday evening for an open house look at the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s PLAN: Glover’s Corner study. As attendees milled around the hall, they placed post-it notes on three... Read more

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